Archive - Dec 30, 2008

Truth or Consequences

How did this town in New Mexico get its name? Well, it won a contest in 1950 sponsored by the radio show of that name and changed the town's name to the show's name in return for lots of national recognition and subsequent annual visits from the show's host. The town was formerly called Hot Springs.

WW II story

Weblog reader Irene forwards this great article about a Minnesota man.